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29 Aug 2018 | 09:54 PM UTC

Afghanistan: Potential Taliban attack planned in Gardēz City

Afghanistan News Alert

Afghan officials warn on August 28 that the Taliban plan to target Gardēz City (Paktia province); Afghan officials call for increased security measures

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/29/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/5/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Gardez


On Tuesday, August 28, Afghan officials warned that the Taliban were planning to attack Gardēz City and other districts in Paktia province and called on the central government to deploy an increased security presence to the region. The precise date on which a potential attack would take place is not known as of Wednesday, August 29.


Taliban militants have launched a series of attacks in recent weeks, notably on the city of Ghazni which resulted in the deaths of at least 150 Afghan soldiers and 95 civilians, according to the Afghan government.


Individuals in Afghanistan, particularly those in Gardēz City and elsewhere in Paktia province, are advised to monitor developments to the situation, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Afghanistan remains complex. Although travel is possible in some areas, other areas should be considered strictly off-limits. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.


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